James Blunt quotes

  • I'm pretty sure Adele and James Blunt were dumped by the same man.
    -- James Blunt

    #Men #Blunt #Dumped

  • I guess if you're stupid enough to join the army without thinking about getting shot at, then you really are a fool.
    -- James Blunt

    #Stupid #Army #Thinking

  • In a way song writing can almost be detrimental, because suddenly you find an outlet that is a kind of cheating. You don't need to have direct communication. You can say, 'I can't describe it to you, but I will record it and send it to you.'
    -- James Blunt

    #Cheating #Song #Communication

  • Absolutely, it's a really weird stage because at the minute, I can walk down the street and be unrecognised, lead a normal life, but my label and everybody is warning me that will be changing and I'm in for a rollercoaster ride.
    -- James Blunt

    #Stupid #Normal #Labels

  • Mothers always think their children are prettier than they really are, and mine has always told me I look like Tom Cruise
    -- James Blunt

    #Mother #Children #Thinking

  • It's taken a long time but eventually when I had the songs in place and demos right and I found myself a manager, that's when everything started happening quickly but I think that's always the way it is.
    -- James Blunt

    #Song #Stupid #Taken

  • If the Army helped towards my tuition fees I would then give them four years of my life.
    -- James Blunt

    #Stupid #Army #Years

  • My life is brillant, My love is pure.
    -- James Blunt

    #Stupid #Love Is #Life Is

  • Sometimes, reading my own media, the negativity can upset me, but I just deal with things on a positive basis. I mean, I have up to 20,000 people singing my words back to me on a nightly basis - they share my hopes and fears, and they relate to my own life experiences. Life can be pretty isolating, but that connection is always amazing.
    -- James Blunt

    #Reading #Mean #Media

  • I am not into fashion. I just like being able to buy my mates dinner.
    -- James Blunt

    #Fashion #Dinner #Able

  • Being sent away to boarding school at seven is as great an inspiration as any songwriter could have - to be taken away from one's family and locked away for 10 years. It does create an incredible intensity of emotion.
    -- James Blunt

    #Taken #Inspiration #School

  • My dad was in the Army. The Army's not great pay, but, you know, we moved from Army patch to Army patch wherever that was. The Army also contributed to sending me off to boarding school.
    -- James Blunt

    #Dad #School #Army

  • It may be over but it won't stop there, I am here for you if you'd only care
    -- James Blunt

    #Break Up #Ex Boyfriend #Care

  • I am a dreamer but when I wake, you can't break my spirit, it's my dreams you take
    -- James Blunt

    #Break Up #Dream #Ex Boyfriend

  • Maybe I should try singing like a man.
    -- James Blunt

    #Men #Singing #Trying

  • This will be my first visit [to Israel]. I've heard it's a special place, that Tel Aviv is exciting and that the atmosphere is excellent....I hope I'll have time to visit the holy places.
    -- James Blunt

    #Israel #Atmosphere #Special

  • Will you be my shoulder when I'm gray and older? Promise me tomorrow starts with you. Getting high, running wild among the stars above. Sometimes it's hard to believe you remember me.
    -- James Blunt

    #Running #Stars #Believe

  • And the one job my father knew of, that he'd had experience of himself, was the Army, so he could help me in that direction.
    -- James Blunt

    #Jobs #Father #Army

  • I'm screaming at the top of my voice
    -- James Blunt

    #Voice

  • The song is about love, life, fear and hope… and more than anything, you… and me…
    -- James Blunt

    #Song #Love Life

  • I have been told by people that I should not be seen clubbing with good-looking women, but I can't see why not. Why be a pop star otherwise?
    -- James Blunt

    #Stars #People #Why Not

  • I have fun with it and I am honest and open about the way I lead my life and don't mislead anyone. I've had the time of my life and thank God for that, it would be such a waste otherwise.
    -- James Blunt

    #Fun #Thank God #Way

  • I think sensitive is the wrong description of me. I'm British, actually, so quite bad at expressing myself in conversation, as any ex-girlfriend will tell you. I'm probably emotionally stunted.
    -- James Blunt

    #Girlfriend #Thinking #Sensitive

  • Things take a long time, but when it's right things move fast.
    -- James Blunt

    #Moving #Long #Right Thing

  • It's always nice to be able to capture your life's experiences in a song and hold the emotion in that way.
    -- James Blunt

    #Song #Nice #Able

  • I always wanted to be a Muppet. So when 'Sesame Street' approached me to guest star, I thought: 'I'm going to be on this!' It's pretty incredible stuff.
    -- James Blunt

    #Stars #Guests #Stuff

  • Every time I do an interview, it's like serious therapy. But real therapy isn't something that I'd ever have. I feel fortunate that mentally everything is functioning well.
    -- James Blunt

    #Real #Interviews #Serious

  • War is devastating, and it leaves its scars for generations.
    -- James Blunt

    #War #Generations #Scar

  • The showbiz world has to be manipulated to make it more interesting because most people's lives are boring.
    -- James Blunt

    #People #Interesting #World

  • On the song 'Dangerous,' it feels like a teenager picking up a new instrument and writing something with all of that naive excitement.
    -- James Blunt

    #Song #Teenager #Writing

  • Ladies love a soppy lyric. There's a real winner in 'Carry You Home.
    -- James Blunt

    #Real #Home #Winner

  • I try to tell one lie in every interview. It keeps people I know amused when they read the article.
    -- James Blunt

    #Lying #People #Trying

  • I never really set out to do anything in the charts with music. It came as a total surprise that I did, and it's fun.
    -- James Blunt

    #Fun #Surprise

  • I don't think I picked up the guitar in the first place as a way of getting women. There are probably better ways of doing it.
    -- James Blunt

    #Thinking #Guitar #Way

  • I know I'm a pop star. But sometime I'd like to be a rock star.
    -- James Blunt

    #Stars #Rocks #Rock Star

  • I try to read everything that I can about myself because Saddam Hussein didn't read his reviews and he thought he was winning!
    -- James Blunt

    #Winning #Trying #Hussein

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